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I Want to Stop Hurting Myself

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    Maybe One Day

    I'm hoping one day i wont hurt myself anymore. I keep a lot of my emotions inside which is y i think i hurt myself. I don't let it out that way so i gotta let it someway and i sometimes it feels good. If that makes any sense at all. But I'm hoping i can learn to express my...
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2010

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    This pain that I live with.

    It's not even the cuts. They don't hurt, but instead the urges do. The fact that I do cut hurts. I hate what I'm doing to myself. I want to never cut again, but how can you stop doing something you love? It's mentally draining. The billion times I worry about my scars or cuts...
    thoughtfulstars thoughtfulstars 13-15, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2014

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    I lost my best friend

    and idk what to do! She was everything i needed. And now she's gone. Last night i cut myself because i know i probably wont get her back. I miss her so much...
    alexislucash alexislucash 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27, 2014

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    Because I Forgot.

    I forgot just about everything that comes with hurting yourself. I forgot how easy it it to become addicted. I forgot how hard it is to constantly hide my scars. I forgot how much time it consumes. I forgot that it solves nothing. I forgot that it's an endless cycle of pain...
    Yoru Yoru 18-21 2 Responses Sep 24, 2011

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    I Am One of You

    I  am one of you ive starved myself becalse of being in so much mental pain ive taken winow glass and went down both sides of my legs bealse i was in so much pain i still do the hurting thing becalse i know how to hide what i do to my self but not as much now mine...
    lunnas lunnas 41-45, F 4 Responses May 14, 2009

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    I was once a monster with only blood on my mind

    u were my best friend that helped me feel alive u made me see that I was not a killer but a lover so u cut ur name into my sick it hurt but I loved it Cuz it meant I was urs then u left me Cuz started to be normal but before u left u cut ur name on my heart that pain kills me I...
    vice13 vice13 16-17 Feb 1

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    3 Months

    I used to cut myself and I've tried to drown myself before, i felt like giving up and i felt like a failure, and failing at suicide doesnt really boost my confidence, but i told a councilor at school. She got me help and i havent hurt myself in almost 3 months. It was a lot...
    childcalledit childcalledit 22-25, T 3 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    the last time I've ever considered this was about a year ago. things got better and now they're worse than ever. and I honestly just want to take the biggest knife in the kitten...
    suicidalbieber suicidalbieber 16-17, F 8 hrs ago

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    I want to die now because I hate my life
    Lovergirl2002 Lovergirl2002 13-15, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    1. I am 14 years old 2. I come from Croatia 3. I listen to Rock, Punk and Metal 4. I am not baptised 5. I am not religious 6. I am open minded 7. I try to not be judgemental, even...
    Yunocorn Yunocorn 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    And be accepted for who I am. It's a simple thing, really. Most people, I'm sure, feel the same way.
    galv3456 galv3456 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I just love eating too much and getting fatter, I'm new to this site so I'm up to chat with anyone that wants to
    Gainingfatty890 Gainingfatty890 18-21, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I know it's going to happen tonight...hope it's going better for everyone else x
    georgia5656 georgia5656 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I haven't felt this way in three years I thought I stopped I thought I was done what the **** I'm so close to feeling that cold blade again the temptation is getting more and more...
    imbleedingout imbleedingout 16-17, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know how to stop. I've realised I'm not my own friend. I don't even know the person in the mirror. My heart aches because I want to love myself so much, not no matter what...
    Abcdefghijessy Abcdefghijessy 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is how I feel today.......
    JustaSillyfairy JustaSillyfairy 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    Message me girls and girls only
    Georgie1992 Georgie1992 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    how do you let go of your past, when u you keep beating yourself up about things that have happened or worse things that could have happened. when I was about 8 I got a half...
    twoface444 twoface444 18-21, F a week ago

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    Story in comments as EP keeps deleting it for being awesome :P
    betterthanbono betterthanbono 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I have *never* wanted to cut myself...I don't get it, maybe someone can explain the reasoning behind it. Does it feel good? Do you recommend it? Is this something I should try?
    myalterego77 myalterego77 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    I want to cut so badly.... How do i actually cut though? I can push the blade but my skin is too strong...
    AirSlice AirSlice 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 25

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    Please dont. .
    cashetty69 cashetty69 51-55, M Aug 25

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    i have a scar on my lower torso (the part where the 6 pack is)
    NichoWhat NichoWhat 13-15, M Aug 25

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    About to do burn myself with salt and ice
    Kindheartedsoul Kindheartedsoul 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I lost her and now it seems like my world has no sun in it
    Raiden7291 Raiden7291 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    sometimes I think about it.how it felt to feel something just to remember I'm still alive to feel something other than numb something that hurt less than the emotional pain.I've...
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I want to cut I am just so depressed and just want to cut. No one in my family wants to listen to me. I just want to cut and let all of the pain go away. So mad that I had an...
    NaomiSarah1 NaomiSarah1 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 24

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    When things get extremely difficult or beyond great, I really wish i have her by my side.. I remember she didnt need much words to understand me.. There were times, I felt that she...
    FaitAccomp1i FaitAccomp1i 70+, M 1 Response Aug 24

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    So I was eager to know how to appreciates myself more. I started out by using my picture as my wallpaper. I hope that it's an effective kickstarter! :-)
    fuwhat fuwhat 18-21, M Aug 24

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    My mom fight with my dad so often, i"m having trouble at school, just break up with bf and can"t even tell all those to my friend since they though i"m the happy go lucky type the...
    nagaseiori nagaseiori 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Some time ago I promised myself I wouldn't cut myself with a knife anymore. Last night I broke that promise. According to my promise this means I have a problem with cutting. I...
    jsualmtha jsualmtha 18-21, F Aug 23

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 15 Responses Aug 22

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 22

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    I really want to kill myself. My life is going on horribly. My mother has psychotic depression, she has been on an affair for 9 years & has just recently stopped after being...
    mangoseed mangoseed 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    I drank again last night. I was very depressed. I just wanna end this. I don't want my gf to leave me. I don't want my family to hate me. I don't wanna be in hangover. I wanna take...
    naz69 naz69 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I'm on medication to stabilise my moods, the problem is it gives me hunger pangs! I used to be a size 6, I've expanded to a size 12 like this extra weight just appeared in the...
    beckyboo1029 beckyboo1029 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I used to have this group of three friends; 2 other girls and one guy. We were all basically inseparable, we did everything together. Then, my two girl friends had a falling out...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I haven't in 5 years but I did the other day
    thatonehighguy thatonehighguy 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 18

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